ACT Math : How to find decimal fractions

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for ACT Math

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Decimals

Simplify:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Begin by multiplying all of your decimal fractions by :

Simplify:

Now perform the multiplication:

The easiest thing to do next is to subtract  from :

Next, convert  into the fraction :

Now, the common denominator can be :

Simplify:

Example Question #2 : Decimals

Convert 0.825 into a fraction.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

0.825 in fraction form is .  Simplifying the fraction equals .

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